GS-Cube8: 2 Node Hyper Converged Appliances

For small installations in Remote or Branch offices
Cube8 S2D

Inspired by the Microsoft Server Team Project Kepler-47 and by customer demand we developed a small footprint high available 2 Node Hyper Converged Appliance Solution based on Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct. Customer are able to run the same Storage and HCI operating system as in their datacenter in remote / branch offces or in departmental use. Because of the ultra quiet cooling the systems can be used in normal offce environments with no need for extra IT housing. The GS-Cube8 2 Node Appliance has only the fraction of the footprint of standard rack or tower servers. Up to 65TB useable high available hybrid capacity with SSD tiering or 21TB useable AllFlash high available capacity..

Compact MINI Cube Server 50% smaller as a Rack Server

8-bay 3.5" /2.5" HDDs /SSDs up to 65TB usable capacity (tiered) or 21TB usable capacity (all-flash)

 Ultra quiet Cooling System with variable fans speed

Latest INTEL® XEON® E3-1200v6 CPU Generation

 64GB DDR4 ECC Memory

Dedicated SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapter Broadcom / LSI 3008 for S2D

Two 1GbE Ethernet onboard, Dual 25/10GbE SFP+ Interconnect

 Dedicated IPMI port for System Management with KVM

Only 5.6 kg Weight without disks

Windows Server 2016 Datacenter with Storage Spaces Direct

Hyper-Converged Setup with Storage Spaces Direct and Hyper-V



Zstor GS-Cube8 2-node Hyper-Converged Appliances

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Product 2x Mini Cube 8x 3.5"/2.5" Bay, each:

One INTEL® Xeon® Processor E3-1230v6 3.5GHz, 4 cores and 8 threads


4x 16GB DDR4 UDIMM ECC 2400 MT/s total 64GB

Chipset Intel® C236 chipet, Integrated Video Controller VGA, Integrated BMC with KVM
Host Bus Adapter Onboard Broadcom / LSI 3008 SAS/SATA HBA

1x VGA, 2x USB 2.0 ports side, 1x USB 3.0 front, 2x USB 2.0 ports back
2x USB 3.0 ports back, 1x IPMI RJ-45 Ethernet Remote Management, 2x 1GbE RJ-45 Ethernet


2x onboard 1 GbE INTEL I210 RJ-45
1x onboard IPMI RJ-45 incl. Remote Management with KVM
1x PCI-E 25/10GbE Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx Dual SFP+

PCI-E Slots 1x HH-HL x16 mech., x8 elec.
1x HH-HL x8 mech. x8 elec.
Disk Bay 8x 3,5“/2.5" HDD/SDD Hot-swap SATAIII 1-12TB per Disk , 1x 2,5“ SSD internal for OS Boot
up to 96TB on a small foot print, Mixture of HDDs and SSDs possible
Operatings System

Microsoft Server 2016 Datacenter, with S2D+Hyper-V

Power Supply 1x 350W 80plus Gold
Cooling System 2x 120mm Ultra Quiet Fans with variable speed
Dimension/Weight Mini Cube 315mm (W) x 275mm (H) x 197mmm(D), 5,6kg Net without disks
Compliance Standard CE, FCC Class, RoHS
Warranty 2 Years Warranty

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